About Sue

For information about the consulting rooms, click here.  We have moved to 51 Hampden Road, Nedlands.

Sue Taylor is a female general surgeon in Perth, who contributes to the Bariatrics Australia Weight Control program as a bariatric surgeon.

She operates at these hospitals:

Bethesda Hospital, Claremont

Osborne Park Hospital, Stirling

Hollywood Hospital, Nedlands

St John of God Hospital, Subiaco

She trained in Perth at Sir Charles Gairdner, Osborne Park, Royal Perth and Fremantle Hospitals from 1992 to 2001.

After gaining Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2001, she continued to serve the public hospital system, participating in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision.

In 2002, she spent 12 months working with Professor Sir Alfred Cuschieri at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, Scotland. She brings home broad experience in laparoscopic surgery and also in postgraduate and post-fellowship teaching skills.

She  is happy to consult with private and public patients.

51 Hampden Road, Nedlands

Telephone: 08 6424 8596

All Correspondence: PO Box 3478 Broadway Nedlands WA 6009

Provider 063603DK

If you wish to try sending a HealthLink electronic referral to cocperth, please send me an email to ensure it has arrived.

Associations

Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand – now known as ANZMOSS
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain
Upper Gastrointestinal Journal Club of Western Australia

Surgical services 

Laparoscopic Surgery

Cholecystectomy    Fundoplication    Hiatus Hernia Repair    Adjustable Gastric Banding Sleeve Gastrectomy    Appendicectomy

General Surgery

Appendicectomy    Hernia Repairs    Gastrectomy    Small bowel surgery    Colectomy    Perianal surgery

Miscellaneous Surgery

Toenail surgery    Skin lesions    Lymph node biopsies

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2 thoughts on “About Sue

  1. denise Tigges

    I have a referral from my Gp with regards to possible Lap Band Surgery i have been searching for a Surgeon who does this procedure . My one question is that I do not have Private Health Insurance and would like to know what my options are
    thanking you Denise Tigges

    Reply
    1. Sue Post author

      For a time, I was able to offer gastric banding to my public patients at Osborne Park Hospital, but sadly the funding for that initiative has expired. There is still a program at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital – I am not directly involved, but the last time I checked the waiting list was three years long. Gastric bands are also placed at Joondalup Hospital, but I’m not certain that they have a support program in place.
      Generally, my advice to people is that it has taken decades to reach the position where gastric banding surgery would be desired, and so the best decision is to take up Private Health Insurance to cover it and wait the 12 months required.
      Some people are more impatient than that, and choose to fund it from their savings, from a loan, or from their superannuation.

      Reply

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